Published in the Pine City Pioneer July 13, 2017
Eleanor Helen (Stoffel) Carlson passed away June 27, 2017, at her home in New Brighton at the age of 83.
Eleanor was born March 22, 1934, in Pine City to Nicholas and Caroline (Kick) Stoffel. She graduated from Pine City High School in 1951 and after graduation moved to Minneapolis where she became a bank teller at Northwestern National Bank. She also worked in manufacturing for various companies and retired from CyberOptic. On Oct. 8, 1955, she married Marlin Carlson.
Eleanor is survived by her children, Ronald, Cheryl (Dave), Judy (Dale), Marianne, Jodi; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; siblings Carl of Inver Grove Heights, Johanne, Donald (Verlys) and Leonard Stoffel, all of Pine City and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Marlin, son Wayne, great-granddaughter Kayla and sister Delphine Belko.
Mass of Christian Burial was officiated by Father Shovelain on Friday, June 30, 2017, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Brighton.
Interment was at Sunset Cemetery in St. Anthony, Minnesota.